Daniel Boone National Forest Stearns Ranger District

Whitley City, Kentucky


Hiking, biking, atv & equestrian trails & camping, fishing, hunting, Cumberland river, Lake Cumberland access, Barren Fork & Bell Farm Horse Camps

  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Boating Sports
  • Hunting / Fishing
  • Shooting Sports
  • Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing
General Description

Located along the Cumberland Plateau in eastern and southern Kentucky, the forest encompasses over 707,000 acres of rugged terrain. Over 600 hundred miles of trails are scattered all throughout the forest for hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, and ATV/OHV riders. Experience natural wonders such as the Natural Arch and the Three Forks of Beaver Overlook. The Stearns Ranger District has the Natural Arch, Alpine, and Beaver Creek Wilderness recreation areas. Be sure to check because some areas do require a fee or pass in order to visit.


3320 Highway 27 N
Whitley City, KY 42659

Region: South Central
County: Mccreary
Phone: 606-376-5323
Email: lauriesmith@fs.fed.u...
Website: www.fs.fed.us/r8/boo...
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